Research and analysis

The economics of no spray zones

A study of the risks and benefits of pesticide no-spray restrictions.


The Economics of No-Spray Zones - a Study of the Risks and Benefits of Pesticide No-Spray Restrictions

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This study has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to provide a preliminary examination of the costs, risks and benefits associated with provisions for no-spray zones. The study timescale has been relatively short as the aim has been to provide timely information to the Buffer Zone Policy Group on the private costs to farmers arising from nospray zones and of the changes in environmental risks and benefits associated with their use.

Published 1 January 1997